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MSG Presents: Floral Flavors at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

On Tuesday, July 28, the Masters of Social Gastronomy will tackle the long tradition of floral foods at a special after-hours lecture at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. MSG will take on both myths and science as they explore ice cream flavored with violet, apple pie perfumed with rosewater, the secrets of the steeply priced spice saffron, and much more. 

Tickets will likely sell out so be sure to get your ticket now!

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Land "Improvement" in the Industrious 1800s

This post is about one of the prints available from Vintage Visualizations, a new Brainery-affiliated venture. For more info, check out our intro post here!

"Leave it as it is. You cannot improve on it. The ages have been at work on it, and man can only mar it." That's what Theodore Roosevelt said about the Grand Canyon in 1903. But "improving" a piece of land can mean a lot of different things. In the case of this Industries chart from...

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A Night of Bed Bug Tales With Brooke Borel

On June 12, join us to celebrate the publication of Brainery pal Brooke Borel's new book, Infested: How the Bed Bug Infiltrated Our Bedrooms and Took Over the World. Come ease your fears, or at least learn some weird bed bug facts (did you know there's an Off-Off-Broadway rock opera about them?!) as Brooke gives a brief talk and reads selections from the book.

Afterward, we'll open the floor for Q&A, and then guests will enjoy...

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Discount on SCRAP's Real Escape Room for you!

You've likely heard of the Real Escape Room, where you and your team try and escape from a locked room using only codes and clues found in the room. Over 25,000 people have played in San Francisco and, now, the game has finally arrived in Brooklyn! Best of all, you can get a 10% discount on tickets with discount code BRAINS during its run in the city. 

Wondering what to expect?

SCRAP's Real Escape Room is a live,...

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New Design Gym Classes

Our friends at the Design Gym have two new classes for you to check out:

Tuesday, June 16 - Design Thinking Crash Course: Pick up a toolbox of creative problem solving methods you can use in a range of personal and professional pursuits.

Thursday, June 18 Facilitation Bootcamp: One intense day of learning all about group facilitation, planning, and management will prepare you for better meeting management.

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